University of Michigan researchers have found a new potential benefit in green tea: preventing the misfolding of specific proteins in the brain. Continue reading »
The overuse of antibiotics has created strains of bacteria resistant to medication, making the diseases they cause difficult to treat, or even deadly.
But now a research team at the University of Rochester has found a weakness in one superbug.
Help could be on the way for overactive bladder. A new research report from Harvard and Beth Israel shows that the epithelium, a thin layer of cells which line the surface of the bladder, is able to sense how full the bladder is through the action of a family of proteins called integrins. Continue reading »
Dieting postmenopausal women who want to avoid losing muscle as they lose fat should pay attention to a new University of Illinois study.
Adding protein throughout the day not only holds hunger pangs at bay so that dieters lose more weight, it keeps body composition—the amount of fat relative to muscle—in better proportion.